About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Jul 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Please note this event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, we apologise for any inconvenience.

Join the Obstetrics and Gynaecology section as we provide a unique opportunity to learn about the most recent developments in academic medicine from junior members of the UK academic teams. This awareness raising event will be hugely informative with ample opportunities for audience participation and discussion.

They key topics in this meeting will cover: 

  • To learn about more about current and future research projects in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • To meet young researchers with the potential to become academic leaders in the future
  • To learn about the results of the most recent research projects and their potential clinical impact

Herbert Reiss Trainees' Prize

Open to  


Submission deadline 

7th February 2020

Application guidelines

Abstracts of no more than 300 words on topics related to obstetrics and gynaecology will be accepted. Submitted abstracts will be shortlisted to the poster and oral presentations for the meeting. Candidates who submit the six best abstracts will be asked to give a seven-minute scientific presentation relating to our specialty (plus five minutes for questions).


Dame Josephine Barnes Prize

Submission deadline 

31st January 2020

Open to  

Trainees & Students 

Application guidelines

Essays should be no longer than 1000 words.

The title of the essay this year is 'Surgical treatment of chronic pelvic pain' 

The will be expected to make a twenty-minute presentation on the topic of their essay at the student and trainees prize meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine in March. Please include your essay under the abstract section on the submission form. 


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Registration, wine reception and Herbert Reiss trainee prize poster viewing
Welcome and introduction

Mr Davor Jurkovic, President, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one: Herbert Reiss oral prize presentations

Longitudinal maternal cardiac adaptation in relation to fetal growth

Dr Hua Zen Ling, King’s College Hospital

Intra- and interobserver reproducibility of pelvic ultrasound for the detection and measurement of endometriotic lesions

Miss Elisabeth Bean, Specialist Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IWH Postgraduate UCL/Barnet General Hospital

Effect of paternal age on outcomes in ART cycles: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mr Guy Morris, Clinical Research Fellow, Reproductive Medicine Unit, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Effect of malignancy on semen quality: An analysis of 3371 patients

Dr Noshali Wimalaweera presenting on behalf of Dr Tomasz Lukaszewski

Presentation 5
Presentation 6

Session two: Dame Josephine essay prize presentation

Dame Josephine Barnes award winner presentation: Surgical treatment of chronic pelvic pain

Ms Yasmin Zolfaghari

Presentation of prizes
Close of meeting

Evaluation surveys will be sent via email and certificates of attendance can be found in the 'My Account' area on the RSM website


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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